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Surgery of aphakic retinal detachment.
  1. M Singh
  1. Department of Ophthalmology, National University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur.


    In a prospective study 84 patients with aphakic retinal detachment were treated either by local scleral buckling alone or combined with an encirclement. The rate of surgical reattachment of the retina was found to be similar with either technique over a minimum follow-up period of one year. Simplicity and a low incidence of serious complications of the local procedure merit its application as the initial method of repairing aphakic detachments.

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